7:10 The Sun Family

The first "sibling" of our Sun has been tracked down by Dr Ivan Ramirez from McDonald Observatory in Austin Texas – it's been named HD 162826 and is just 110 light years away in the constellation Hercules.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8:10 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Arts - Jamaican Music

Placing the needle on the one drop of riddim, rocksteady, ska and roots and culture with deejay and toaster Miles Buckingham and record producer Harry Mudie.

9:06 The Wednesday Drama - Resistance, by Rebecca Barnes

Set in the near future in a New Zealand where the government is advocating the surgical implanting of an electronic chip into the brains of all New Zealanders. The scheme is meeting with some serious resistance (4 of 8, RNZ)

9:35 The Same Song by Michael Borgfeldt

10:00 Late Edition

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 Jazz Footprints